Creator Of Brain Exam That Trump Aced Demands New Training For Testers

Geriatricians are outraged over a new requirement to pay for training in order to administer the MoCA test, a widely used tool to screen for cognitive problems. The test’s creator said he was worried about accuracy and liability.

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Viewpoints: Biden’s Health Care Ideas Could Take U.S. One Step Closer To Single Payer; Health Care Is A Market Failure

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and others.

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and others.

The Washington Post:
Joe Biden Proposes Radical Leftist Health-Care Plan
The 2020 Democratic pres…

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State Highlights: Rhode Island’s Laws On 911 Calls Hide Important Facts From Public; Hundreds Of Colorado Child Neglect Cases Sent To Wrong Email Account

Media outlets report on news from Rhode Island, Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, Georgia, Connecticut, Nevada, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania and California.

Media outlets report on news from Rhode Island, Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, Georgia, Connecticut, Nevada, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania and California.

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Different Takes: Alabama’s Not Alone When It Comes To Punishing Pregnant Women

Editorial writers focus on the manslaughter charges against Marshae Jones.

Editorial writers focus on the manslaughter charges against Marshae Jones.

The New York Times:
Alabama Isn’t The Only State That Punishes Pregnant Women
Last week…

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Viewpoints: Congress Needs To Raise Smoking Age To 21, Take Other Key Steps To Stop Teen Tobacco Use; What Does Hate Have To Do With Mental Health? Plenty

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and others.

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and others.

The Washington Post:
Congress Should Raise The Smoking Age — And Then Enforce It
Approximately 35…

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Viewpoints: Talking About Ending Surprise Medical Bills Is the Easy Part; Lessons On The History Of Southern Women Taking Ill To Their Bed

Editorial writers weigh in on these health care topics and others.

Editorial writers weigh in on these health care topics and others.

Los Angeles Times:
Democrats And Republicans Both Want To End Surprise ER Bills. Good Luck With That&nbsp…

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Viewpoints: Health Care Needs To Be Top Focus Of Dems In 2020; Trump’s Plan For Transparency Is No Cure-All, But Can Help Lower Hospital Costs

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and others.

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and others.

USA Today:
2020 Democrats Must Focus On Health Care To Beat Trump
The firing pistol went off on t…

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Want to Relax? Here are 3 Inspiring Ideas to Help…

Inside: It’s a fact that parents are better at parenting when they schedule time for themselves. So, take a mini-break from the hustle bustle of the season to relax and re-balance. Here are some ideas that are shown to have a rejuvenating effect on both body and soul. It’s the day after Christmas and

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How to Work From Home with Children (and Keep Your Sanity)

After working in the corporate world for seven years, I chose to stay home when I had my daughter. For me, it was an easy decision. It was a dead-end job and I’d had enough. I didn’t feel totally respected and the work was mind-numbingly dull.

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With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit

In a new paper published in Clinical Psychological Science, my colleagues and I found that the increases in depression, suicide attempts and suicide appeared among teens from every background – more privileged and less privileged, across all races and ethnicities and in every region of the country. All told, our analysis found that the generation of teens I call “iGen” – those born after 1995 – is much more likely to experience mental health issues than their millennial predecessors.

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